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James Meyer

February 18, 1944 - December 10, 2021
Kalamazoo, MI



Thursday, December 16, 2021
10:00 AM CST
Skyline Memorial Park
24800 S Governors Hwy
Monee, IL 60449
(708) 534-8256
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

St. John’s Lutheran Church
4231 183rd St
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
(708) 798-4131
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Life Story / Obituary


James Meyer of Kalamazoo, age 77, died on December 10, 2021. James was born February 18, 1944 in Tinley Park, IL to Reinhart and Wilma Meyer. After graduation from Western Illinois University with his bachelor’s degree James began his lifelong journey into small business management. He loved spending time with family, especially during the Christmas holiday. James enjoyed the family cottage on the Lake of the Woods in Decatur, Michigan. James was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Jerry (Vita) Meyer. Surviving are his siblings: Robert (Eunice) Meyer, William Meyer, and Jon (Cindy) Meyer; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will take place 10AM (CST) Thursday, December 16 at Skyline Memorial Park, 24800 S Governors Hwy, Monee, IL 60449. Visit James’ webpage at BetzlerLifeStory.com to archive favorite memories, photos, and sign his guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church. Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, Michigan 269-375-2900.